INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Management PhD
2012-2013

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BUS 606 Creative Problem Solving Graduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
7.5 110 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Muhammed Kürşad ÖZLEN, Assist. Prof. Dr. Muhammed Kürşad ÖZLEN, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
To familiarize the students with the basic concepts and principles of decision making and to improve the analytical thinking and modelling abilities.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. 1. Problem Solving Strategies
  2. 2. Getting Started
  3. 3. Problem Definition
  4. 4. Generating Solutions
  5. 5. Deciding the Course of Action
  6. 6. Implementing the Solution
  7. 7. Evaluation
  8. 8. Putting the all together

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Project
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Project70
    Midterm Exam(s)10
    Final Exam120
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • 1. Strategies for Creative Problem Solving, Fogler, LeBlanc, 5e, 2010

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)41664
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)11414
      Midterm Examination (1 week)12424
      Final Examination(1 week)188
      Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
      Preparation for Final Examination7,50
      Total Workload: 110
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 4